The Informatics and Computer Science department offers degrees in business informatics, health informatics, and computer science. An MS in Health Informatics has recently been approved by the State Board of Education and additional graduate degrees are under development.
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Informatics refers to application of information systems within a particular field to improve accessibility, efficiency, and effectiveness. Our curriculum is made up of courses designed to provide students with the strong technical background needed to develop solutions to today's information challenges. There is a wide variety of opportunities for trained and skilled professionals in every sector of society who can turn information into actionable knowledge.
Informatics is a rewarding and challenging field that allows for lifelong learning. Job opportunities are plentiful, and salaries are relatively high. The demand for informatics graduates is increasing faster than the general demand for most other fields of study. Job seekers with an informatics degree and strong communication and administrative skills are in increasing demand.
The ISU College of Business was the first college of business in Idaho to receive accreditation from AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) in 1978. AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide, and means that ISU is able to continuously pass a strict set of standards that ensure quality.